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Author Beck, Ulrich, 1944-2015.

Title Reflexive modernization : politics, tradition and aesthetics in the modern social order / Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens and Scott Lash
Published Cambridge, Eng. : Polity Press in associaton with Blackwell Publishers, 1994

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Description viii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The reinvention of politics : towards a theory of reflexive modernization / Ulrich Beck -- Living in a post-traditional society / Anthony Giddens -- Reflexivity and its doubles : structure, aesthetics, community / Scott Lash -- Replies and critiques / Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, Scott Lash
Summary Three prominent social thinkers discuss how modern society is undercutting its formations of class, stratum, occupations, sex roles, the nuclear family, and more. Reflexive modernization, or the way one kind of modernization undercuts and changes another, has wide ranging implications for contemporary social and cultural theory, as this provocative book demonstrates
Analysis Politics Philosophy
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civilization, Modern.
Modernism (Aesthetics)
Political sociology.
Postmodernism.
Social structure.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Author Giddens, Anthony.
Lash, Scott.
LC no. 00001119
ISBN 0745612776
0745612784 (paperback)